Browse through our blog posts to find out what life is like at Hoe Grange Holidays along with some great ideas for days out in the Peak District.
With the festive Christmas celebrations over January and Febraury can be a dull and dismal period, but here at Hoe Grange you can banish the winter blues with a relaxing session in our fantastic new Scandinavian barrel sauna. New for 2014 - log-fired barrel sauna The quirky barrel shaped sauna is in the small private garden created just off to the side of the cabins, next to the hot tub. The elegant wooden screens give the occupants privacy while allowing both hot tub and sauna to be situated close to your lodge. the log-fired stove with hea...
Bake off Derbyshire style! Angie Cooper from our local bakery, The Pudding Room at Carsington, is one of a dozen professional bakers taking part in a new TV cookery competition, called Britain’s Best Bakery. The show which started on Monday, will run at 4pm on ITV every weekday for the next six weeks. TV chefs and series judges Mich Turner MBE and Peter Sidwell will be sampling the delicacies of the country’s favourite independent, family run and community bakeries, tasting and critiquing their way through breads, cakes, pastries and pies...
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year from David, Felicity and all at Hoe Grange. Felicity and Crunchie, Santa's newest reindeers! Twix and Crunchie have been given reindeer antlers by Santa this year, Oliver is sporting his traditional santa hat and Felicity found a reindeer onesie in her stocking, so we're all looking very festive. May your day be filled with love and chocolate! We hope to see you all in 2014. Caroline...
Our resident watercolour artist, Roger Allen, has recently been on a trip to Snowdonia, where he battled through wind and rain to collect material for a series of four fantastic paintings of the dramatic landscape. 'Y Lliwedd, Snowdonia’ (see right) was selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2013 and ‘Afon Glaslyn, Snowdon in cloud’ was chosen for the 2012 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. You can see more of his paintings on his website at http://rogerallen.co.uk/. Roger's next exhibition will be at the Great Peak Distr...
Sky lanterns are romantic, beautiful, mesmerising and especially stunning when let go in large numbers – however they can be deadly. Everyone enjoys the amazing spectacle as they are set off into the night sky, without thinking of the consequences of where they are going to land and what destruction they might cause – as the saying goes "out of sight , out of mind". Chinese lanterns have become as common as aircraft across Britain’s night skies, with as many as eight million sold each year. But what is now clear is the havoc they can cau...
Stayed last week, from 6th to 13th September in the log cabin called Hipley. This was amazing, it was our first visit but certainly not our last. Gold standard disability... read more
We stayed in the Skylark pod last October (2018) and had a lovely time. There was homemade, rustic goods (bread, biscuits etc) when we arrived. Felicity and David who run... read more
Arrived and was shown to our pod, fantastic location and the pod was very good indeed plus we had home made bread and milk and tea and coffee. A... read more
Loved every minute of our stay, and so did the family and friends that came to stay. Excellent facilities in our cosy Hipley log cabin. By far the best... read more
We stayed in Rainster cabin for a long weekend 6 th to 9 th September. This was my 5 th visit to the amazing Hoe Grange. I had visited before... read more
On arriving at Hoe Grange in a downpour, we doubted if we’d made the right decision to go glamping, but after the warm welcome from David and a quick tour,... read more
We had a lovely time staying in one of the incredibly well equipped pods. I bought my pony along and we had some great rides on the high peak trail.... read more
It's been three years since we last visited but once we arrived it certainly didn't feel like it!
We stayed in Hipley again which had had a refurbished wet... read more
We've just returned from our second visit to Hoe Grange. The suggested riding routes with stunning scenery were enjoyed by my daughter and I while the menfolk were delighted with... read more
A beautiful place to stay! Amazingly run family business! Everyone were very welcoming, friendly and cozy! The skylark pod we stayed in was very clean, cozy and well equipped! The... read more
We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more
For the second year running, we have had a great family holiday at Hoe Grange. We had one cabin for the week, for two sisters and our elderly wheelchair-using... read more
We stayed for a night in one of the cabins . The cabin was spotless and very well equipped , lots of extra touches were added like fresh eggs and... read more
Lovely place to holiday near to interesting locations and easy access to the High Peak trail and Carsington Water. Part of a working farm with fresh produce to enjoy during... read more
lovely surroundings real farm country with chickens paying you a visit nice decking area to chill at the end of the day accommodation very good plenty to do nearby... read more
We spent four nights at Hoe Grange and had a lovely time. The location is fantastic and right next to the High Peak Trail. The cabin was very clean and... read more
What a lovely weekend away! We stayed in the lovely gypsy caravan, which was a wonderful and really unique experience. We took along our two horses, who also had a... read more
We stayed in Skylark, one of the two glamping pods available at Hoe Grange in February 2020.
Felicity & David welcomed us when we arrived to show us around... read more
We have just returned from a short stay in one of the pods on site at Hoe Grange Holidays. We couldn’t recommend them enough. The pod has everything you could... read more
We wanted a complete break and some peace and quiet and this was perfect. The caravan was secluded with beautiful views over the countryside. Everything was spotlessly clean and well... read more
What can I say?
We have just returned from a family weekend staying in Daisybank cabin and the Skylark pod.
It was our first trip away with my... read more
Second visit to the accessible holiday cabins at Hoe Grange. David and Felicity were as helpful and friendly as ever. We had a welcome pack of freshly baked bread, butter,... read more
Felicity and David made us feel very welcome right from our booking. The pods are well equipped and spotlessly clean. The area is very peaceful with great views and we... read more
What a wonderful find. As our first experience of needing accessible accommodation we could not have wished for better. Beautiful well equipped lodges in lovely surroundings. We stayed in both... read more
Myself and my sister travelled to Costa Rica and Panama via Viva Holidays Ltd. The holiday was exceptional and one to be treasured forever. Andrew at Viva Holidays... read more
Recently spent a week in "Pinder" and had a lovely time. The location is stunning - the site is nestled in a beautiful valley on the edge of the Peaks... read more
We stayed in Pinder cabin and had a lovely stay, the cabin was spacious and comfortable, nice and warm after cold days out. The children loved meeting the animals and... read more
Another great holiday at Hoe Grange - such a great place for us all to holiday as a family - this time with a baby, a 3 yr old, a... read more